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1answer
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What software do you recommend to easily import and edit tapes?

We've got loads of tapes filmed with an old camera that are just sitting there never being watched, and we want an easy way to import and play with them. We purchased the Dazzle DVC100, which seems ...
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19 views

Graphic music visualizer without after effects?

I would like to make a YouTube video that has a music visualizer on it, (like in Monstercat videos), but I don't want to have to pay for After Effects. Is there a free way to do it? I know I can get ...
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1answer
11 views

Intersecting animated masks

As a quick demonstration, here's an illustration; So I have two shapes (2 and 3), which intersect (4). I want to animate the position (possibly also scale) of these two shapes, while having footage ...
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12 views

Vertical Black Bars, Aspect Ratio Problem. NEED A FIX

Heres the problem. When exporting in Adobe Premiere CS5, there is an output tab. Once clicked it should show me what the video will look like when its exported but this is not the case and even when ...
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1answer
19 views

Video fails to play in QT browser plugin. Encoding problem?

I have a video that fails to play in the QuickTime plugin in Internet Explorer on Windows 7, but it plays fine in the standalone QuickTime player. I suspect that this may be an encoding problem, and I ...
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7 views

What is the max video fps Nikon D5100?

I want to play around with slo-mo videos but don't have proper gear for it. Is there a way to get my D5100 to shoot at a high fps (maybe by reducing the video res)?
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1answer
16 views

Sony HDR AS30 detect device on imac

Does anyone know for sure if Sony HDR AS30 is only compatible with macOS 7 and up? I know from reading docs it's only compatible for 7 and up for wifi setup but it's hard to know for desktop because ...
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1answer
49 views

Vegas pro will not show video for avi with mp4v fourcc codec?

I have a few avi videos that are encoded with the mp4v fourcc codec. I have Sony Vegas Pro 8 and it will not open the video part. It will bring the files into the file manager, but when I drag them ...
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27 views

Selectively blur many but not all of the faces in a video

Shooting videos of Ninjutsu events. Top man insists that there are privacy issues as some of the participants don't want their faces to appear in the resulting video. Would really love to be able to ...
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1answer
24 views

How to re-transcode sequence Encore CS4?

A short while ago I made an Encore project from my Premiere CS4 project and spent some time sorting out the menus, credits and timelines, etc. I then told Encore to build the project, which of course ...
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1answer
44 views

Ideal video format for Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is very slow in converting from MP4 to whatever it's using as its preferred/interim format. What is their preferred format, so I can convert to it using faster and/or GPU ...
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3answers
45 views

Keying Out Smoke Against a Black Background

I have a video of smoke shot against a black background. I would like to make the background transparent so the smoke shows over the video in the background. I originally tried Remove Matte but that ...
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1answer
428 views

How do I automatically create burned-in subtitles in Premiere Pro?

I have subtitles for a video in .srt format and I want to use this create 'burned-in' subtitles in Adobe Premiere Pro. Is this possible to do - and how?
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1answer
12 views

Audio/Video Out of Sync with Samsung NX1000 Camera - Why?

I'm a total digital video beginner, having a weird (to me) issue in the music videos I've shot with my Samsung NX1000, which is that the video and audio are out of sync with each other, but not in a ...
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0answers
24 views

DirectShow frame grab from multiple hardware encoded H.264 streams over USB/PCI Express [on hold]

I need a hardware H.264 video encoder that can be enumerated as a DirectShow video capture source. Ideally I need both a USB solution and a PCI Express one. For USB it is mandatory that the chosen ...
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1answer
71 views

Cannot render 16:9 video for youtube

I downloaded this YT video, and want to make it 16:9 in Vegas 10 pro. Here is my file settings: Template - HD 1080 24p (1920x1080, 29.970 fps) Frame rate - 29.970(NTSC) Field order - None ...
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1answer
27 views

Trying to add text to a video file and save it as an mpeg to be played in a slide show

I have been asked to create a slide for a viewsonic slideshow player that has a rotating diamond at the bottom, and "Your Diamond Store" above. I am having a hard time figuring out how to do this with ...
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4answers
63 views

What Video Camera and Tool is best to Produce Interviews & Small Docus for my Contruction Company?

I would like to start making some interviews at events and put them on our website. I was first thinking of using my iPhone and Windows Movie Maker, but I like to create professional-looking content. ...
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1answer
40 views

How can I blur an entire video using iMovie or similar?

I've been searching for this and could not find a single solution. How can I apply a blur effect to an entire video? not just specific objects or faces.
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1answer
20 views

Reduce quality percentage wise

I have several movie files in a mkv container. ffmpeg -i filename gives me the following output: Stream #0.0(eng): Video: h264 (High), yuv420p, 1280x720, PAR 1:1 DAR 16:9, 23.98 fps, 23.98 tbr, 1k ...
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1answer
71 views

Audio/Video Out of Sync with Samsung NX1000 Camera - Why?

I'm a total digital video beginner, having a weird (to me) issue in the music videos I've shot with my Samsung NX1000, which is that the video and audio are out of sync with each other, but not in a ...
1
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1answer
19 views

Wavey screen and lines showing now and again in live streaming cam

I have setup a trial live streaming cam in my chicken coop to test this little camera. I am seeing some waves and lines in the feed now and again. Does anyone know why this happens and what the fix ...
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1answer
418 views

After Effects: Set Alpha/Matte to hdr layer without clamping the values to 0-1 range

I have a .hdr sequence as well as a .tga sequence. the .tga sequence contains the alpha channel to be used for the .hdr sequence. The problem is that if I apply the alpha channel to my hdr sequence ...
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3answers
133 views

How to make black text accept light in After Effects

I'm trying to add a light to a scene that has black text on a white background. My goal is to keep the light in position and slide in the text. As the text slides, part of the text will be less black ...
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1answer
20 views

What is the technique behind mkv. video format?

Can someone please explain in detail the technique of encoding and decoding used in mkv video format and what is the major difference between mkv. and other video formats. It will be good if someone ...
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2answers
25 views

Software recommendation for creating videos for demoing research results

I wish to create a video that demonstrates my research results, which comprise of images (graphs, tables, visualisations, etc), image sequences and videos. An example video which achieves what I am ...
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1answer
43 views

How to keep audio and video in sync?

I have a few videos I have to convert for a website. They are PowerPoint slides with a narration track over top. The originals I have to work with are in m4v format. I have converted them to mp4 and ...
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1answer
14 views

Motorized tripod head with zoom

I am looking into a motorized tripod head to use with a standard camcorder and am wondering what people normally do for zoom? The camera I am using is a Canon HF R56. (I am not interested in the ...
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1answer
38 views

Cheap Method for Audio/video transmission in a building

I would like to know how I can handle video transmission in the a 2 story building, from the upper floor to the down floor? There 2 possible cases: -unidirectional transmission: the transmission will ...
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1answer
37 views

remove black frames from vob files with ffmpeg

I have a few .vob files with "black frames" (it seems that an issue during the acquisition from VHS did that). I can get where these black frames occur with the command ffmpeg -i source.vob -vf ...
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2answers
79 views

How to add Subtitles to already created video file for .avi format on Windows 8?

Can I create subtitle (.srt) file manually (to add subtitle) for .avi file? I have created .avi file using Snagit but there is no option to add subtitle as well. So can I create subtitle file ...
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1answer
840 views

OGV Format plays properly on my computer but transcoding drops (duplicate?) frames

I've made a set of screencasts using recordmydesktop on ubuntu 12.10. The output is an ogv file. When I watch the ogv file using the default movie player (totem) it looks fine - the audio and video ...
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2answers
16 views

What is the optimal codec and encoding parameters to encode Video Podcast?

I've got recorded PowerPoint presentation (video podcast) - static slides, mainly texts, some static infographics with voice of the presenter (speech only). It lasts about 1 hour and encoded to .avi ...
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2answers
29 views

Google glass sample video

I would like to make a video showing a possible interaction with Google glass. I have worn it once and don't even have one. What I am thinking now is to use ...
0
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2answers
25 views

How to add a scoreboard to a pre-recorded video file

I have a pre-recorded video file of a sport game and I need to add a scoreboard on top of it. Imagine a basketball game where the score is changing dynamically and quite often so there are a lot of ...
3
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1answer
92 views

How can I automatically remove pauses from a video?

I have dozens of video files containing scenes of movement interspersed with 5-10 second periods of nothing happening (many identical frames in a row). There's no audio track and I'd like to strip the ...
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1answer
18 views

Mac Pro audio for FCPX

I have been using an elderly iMac for FCPX and finally made the move to the new Mac Pro. However, the Mac Pro has pretty lame audio output, so I'm looking for a relatively inexpensive solution that ...
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2answers
13 views

Pinnacle Studio 17 vs Adobe Premire Pro CC

I have my own youtube channel that I am currently developing graphics for. I use Adobe Photoshop CC to create the graphics and I have been using a trial of Premier Pro for video editing and I love it. ...
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1answer
17 views

How do I make a space themed video intro?

I am new to video editing. I have been using iMovie and there is a preset video intro with a space-theme that I like but i want to edit the intro itself which the iMovie software won't allow me to do. ...
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0answers
6 views

Looking for a solution to remotely control timed video capture

I'm trying to set up a system where a presenter gives short presentations (typically 60 seconds) in front of a backdrop on a daily basis, with the files being ultimately destined for the web. The ...
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1answer
22 views

Wirecast recording lagging from a video file source

I have a recorded video in HD format with the source file being about 2GB for 30 minutes of footage. I added it as a new Video Shot in WireCast intending to edit it, however, I got two problems. ...
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2answers
24 views

Do I need an attenuation cable between my audio recorder and the RCA out of a DJ's mixing board?

I'm filming a wedding in a couple weekends and I'm double checking everything to make sure that I'm ready. I'm going to be plugging directly into the RCA out of the DJ's mixer board at the reception ...
4
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2answers
677 views

Best rendering options for Sony Vegas 8 Pro?

I have a 20 minute video that needs to finish rendering at a maximum of 7 hours. The video format needs to compatible with Windows without Quicktime. What the the best options to render the video?
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1answer
2k views

Adobe Premiere preview video lagging

I am attempting to edit video in Adobe Premiere CS6. When I create a sequence and try to play it back in the preview screen, the video is extremely choppy, which makes editing very difficult (dance ...
0
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1answer
4 views

DVD burned through Nero has only .nrd file

A DVD was given with a .nrd file alone on it (Nero was used to burn videos from a camcorder to the DVD). Is it possible to recover the video and convert to a mpeg format? Assume acquiring software is ...
2
votes
2answers
39 views

Slow Video Render? incl. New & Old PC Specs

So I've been recording gameplay & posting it on YouTube for a few years now. Primarily using Sony Vegas as it always seemed to be the community standard. Never really had an issue. Since I built ...
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2answers
48 views

How to fix white balance gone bad?

I've done about 1h of footage during a SCUBA dive with a Gopro Hero 2 (underwater housing, no filter), but the auto white balance algorithm messed up the colors and everything has a very strong green ...
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1answer
10 views

FCPX ken burns zoom in and out

How can i apply ken burns to zoom in and out ? it can only either zoom in or out then move to the second clip I want to zoom into specific target then zoom back in to make it fit to the next clip
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votes
3answers
530 views

Can I use unlicensed music as soundtrack for a commercial video?

I'm shooting a 1 min. promo video for an iPhone app startup. Can I use unlicensed music as long as I mention the artists on the closing credits? Are there any other resources available to help ...
0
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2answers
27 views

After Effects Ratio Error When Using Puppet Tool

After Effects is continuously giving the following error when I try to use the Puppet tool: After Effects error: zero denominator in ratio addition. (17::16) Any idea what could be happening or how ...

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